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South Africa

18 January 2006

Business Day (Johannesburg)

Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula yesterday said he would allow a three-month extension to firearm licences on all applications that have still to be made. The Firearms Control Act requires all gun licence holders to re-apply for their licences. Applications have been divided into four periods, according to birthdates. Licence owners whose birthdays are in January, February or March were expected to re-apply by December 31 2005. Nqakula last month... (

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